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two d. c. police officers are still in stable condition this afternoon after a shooting late last night in northeast. the suspect ined
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good afternoon, i'm andrea roane. thank you for joining us this noon. investigators may have a key witness in last night's shooting at the intersection of holbrook and moore streets in northeast. this morning wusa9 found exclusive video on social media from a man sitting in a parked car filming almost 1 minute of the incident. we want to warn you that what you're about to see and hear is disturbing. >> [ sirens ]
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>> d. c. police have not confirmed the video but say they are not resuming it. wusa9's macoya turner was at the scene where neighbors were still on edge calling that deadly shooting too close to home. >> the dramatic scene unfolded right here at the intersection. death spent hours out here investigating -- detectives spent hours out here investigating. >> my room is toward the front, so i was sleeping at the time, but i heard quite a bit of bullets. >> when annette appearson woke up to the sound of gunshots, she ran to the window and saw this, blaring lights on her street. she says her first thought was to. >> duck, duck, just get down, you know, because you don't know where it's coming from. >> d. c. police were in the area around
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night when gunshots rang out. >> two officers shot. >> but two d. c. police officers were struck and wounded, one in the leg, the other in the torso. the suspect was also shot but later died. >> now it's beginning to be a lot of shootings, and i think a lot of shooting comes from a lot of other outsiders. >> both officers are recovering at med star hospital center where d. c. police say they are in stable condition with nonlife-threatening injuries. in a tweet, the d. c. police union treasurer greg pemberton says the two are in good spirits. neighboring mr. police departments like alexandria police showed their support for the officers in a tweet that said apd's thoughts and prayers are with our neighbors as they deal with the aftermath. >> meantime, back on holbrook street, neighbors just hope this doesn't happen again. >> kids ride up and down here on their bikes. you never know when something's going to pop out again. is reporter: the investigation
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anyone with information should contact d. c. police. wusa9. d. c. police have not released the identity of the suspect. for further details about how this shooting started and who pulled the trigger first. we expect to learn that soon s we'll bring you the latest on our free wusa9 app and on our website. what a difference a winning campaign makes. one year after me boycotted cpac for their lack of support, today donald trump returned as president for a warm welcome. he promised the conservative conference he would fight terrorism and repeal and replace obamacare. he used the event to slam his former opponent and the media. as weijia jiang reports, conservatives have not been this hopeful since president reagan. >> conservatives gave an enthusiastic welcome to their republican president. >> now you finally have a president, finally, took you a long time.
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candidate donald trump was a no- show at the annual conservative political action conference. and when the billionaire businessman took the stage six years ago, many didn't take him seriously. >> our country will be great again. >> now president trump is pledging to make good on the conservative campaign promises that helped him get elected. >> we will reduce your taxes. we will cut your regulations. we will support our police. we will defend our flag. >> many conference attendees we have spoken with are optimistic about president trump. they freely admit he wasn't their first choice, but they like what they've seen so far. >> yesterday i sat in a room, and they actually asked how many people supported trump before the election, and 40% of the people raised their hands. how many support him. 100% of the people in the room raised their hands. >> conservatives are eager to see tax reform and the
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obamacare. >> the bottom line we're changing it. we're going to make it much better. >> with republicans also in control of congress, conservatives are energized about making big strides with their agenda. weijia jiang, cbs news, maryland. and today the head of the nra and a british politician instrumental in brexit, the u. k.'s exit from the european union are addressing the conservative gathering. as the white house spells out new guidelines for attacking illegal immigration, questions remain about how authorities will target and deport undocumented immigrants. the sheriff in arizona says he welcomes the president's plans to hire 5,000 more border patrol agents because right now he says his officers are spread way too thin. >> we have our plate full. our jail is nearly full, and i don't have excess deputies. >> the sheriff says that unless there's a federal mandate ordering his deputies to take undocumented immigrants into
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turning people over to border patrol. attorney general jeff sessions is acting on his support for the federal government to continue using private prisons. he withdrew an obama-era memo and sessions has issued a new memo saying it contradicted a long stabbing justice department policy. the bureau of prison -- private prison contracts housing approximately 21,000 inmates. a howard county officer narrowly escaped injury after a suspected car thief tried to run him over. it happened along fawn crossing drive in clarksdale just after 3 this morning. the officer jumped out of the way of the car, drew his service pistol and shot the suspect. the unidentified suspect was rushed to the hospital and is expected to survive. prince george's county police are investigating a fatal domestic shooting involving a teen overnight. police rushed
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butler road in clinton where the unidentified victim was found. medics rushed him to the hospital. doctors tried to save him, but were unsuccessful. police tell us the victim's mother 48-year-old angelique chase admitted to the shooting. a falls church middle school math teacher is behind bars charged with sexually abusing at least two female students. 36-year-old jose daniel estrada was removed from his math teaching job last month at mary ellen henderson middle school. police feared there could be more victims. anyone with information in the case is asked to call falls church police. >> always watching, always tracking, wusa9's first alert weather. >> enjoy this picture perfect weather watch again because we're in for big changes this weekend. here's howard with your first alert forecast. >> temps today 30 degrees above average. if we were to do that in july
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right. jet stream way north, that's why we're so warm now with plenty of sunshine. low to mid-70s across the board, up in williamsport, providence, toledo, 70 degrees here, and here we are in the latter part of february. breaking it down closer, leesburg, mona sus. north beach you're in the low 50s. a few miles inland, 74 in rock dale, 72 clinton. unbelievable. futurecast shows a nice afternoon, a few clouds here and there, but no big deal. you've got friday night plans, you may even want to eat on the patio or grill on the back porch, right. we've got a front coming tomorrow. things are going to change big timing. we'll be mild to warm through midday. by 1:00 showers and storms approach in the blue ridge. they'll be in the d. c. area, 2, 3, 4:00 or so. these could have strong gusty winds. if you are going to be in the bay boating, i urge you to get off by noon, 2:00
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latest. this could cause problems as that line of storms rolls in. this afternoon looks fantastic. sunny, 74. will apply to the mid to upper 70s, when i come back in a few minutes we'll take a look at today's records that we're trying to beat. just a reminder, our forecast is free for you on the wusa9 app. one day this nation this afternoon the words made famous by dr. martin luther king junior will once again ring out from the steps of the lincoln memorial. the 5th graders will take part in an annual tradition of reciting the i have a dream speech on the national mall. a teacher first came up with the idea 17 years ago and the youngsters have been doing this every year since then. you could call it fitness on the fly, but without the honk.
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a brand new business at dwi is turning some heads. it's called roam fitness, and it's a fitting name. >> james douglas is getting a workout after a quick run, he hits the weights. but it may surprise you this gym is in terminal b of the airport at bwi. >> you know, i don't have to go home, get a set of clothes. everything is basically in one location. i can walk from place to place. >> james actually works at the
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new gym. roam fitness has been open for three weeks. >> our goal is really to transform the travel industry. >> the gm for roam fitness says it's been getting a lot of attention so far. >> they sort of do a double take and in some cases a triple take. we have people that go down the walkway and then come back. >> as for the big question of stinky travelers, they've thought of that as well. there are four showers in the gym. >> you pick out your clothing. >> they also have lululemon workout gear available in case you want to keep your clothes clean. if you do use your own clothes, don't worry. they'll vacuum seal them before the flight. >> this encloses your wet, dirty stinky clothes into a bag, so if you throw it into your carry on, then you don't have to worry about the person sitting next to you. you don't have to worry about it mixing with your other clothes. >> something your fellow passengers would
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appreciate. at bwi, wusa9. business travelers who live in their suitcases are the gym's primary customers. >> well that's according to a new report that shows smaller people cooldown through increased blood flow to the skin while larger people cool down by sweating. patients who go to the hospital with psychiatric disorders including depression and anxiety may be at a higher risk for stroke. research presented to the american heart association found the stroke risk is nearly 3 1/2 times higher within the first 15 days after a diagnosis. vaping may not be as harmless as first thought. electronic cigarettes may increase the risk of smoke, even more than smoking regular tobacco. e-cigarettes cut the brain's absorption of glucose and could lead to serious neurological damage in the case
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heart love is wusa9's focus on your heart's health. today we're talking about how you can help others. until the end of this month, we're collecting heart healthy nonperishable food at the wal- mart stores in prince frederick, landover, la plateau and chantilly. everything donated will go to food banks. i'll be at the prince fredericks wal-mart in calvert county expecting your donations. come on out and say hello. picture this, the republic of trinidad and tobago is nearly 2,000 square miles while an iceberg twice that size is poised to break off antarctica. part of the ice shelf is now hanging by only a relative thread after a crack expanded abruptly in december by about 11 miles. ice shelves are areas of ice floating object -- scientists fear the loss of these shelves will allow glaciers innd
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slide faster towards the sea as temperatures rise because of global warming raising world sea levels. >> when i was out in breckenridge at a weather conference in general we talked about stuff like this, and the way the glaciers are shaped under water they are blocking the sea from going in under the ice shelf. once that breaks off that underwater dam is gone, so the sea water can get underneath the ice shelf and then quicken the advancing and the melting of it. that's a big concern for that area. >> right now we're concerned about flowers blooming and too soon. >> allergies. >> i'm talking to some of my farmer friends. two things they're worried about. dry, we'll get some rain tomorrow but one of the driest februaries on record. all these early blooms, our average lows in many areas are still in the mid to upper 20s. if we just get back to average, if you've got a tree like an apple tree or peach tree that blooms, that could be destroyed by the cold. you've got to wait until next year and hope it doesn't
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again. we've got concerns for the farmers. a lot of folks, they're loving it. >> allergies also another, the tree pollen is pretty darn high with grass and mold spores out there as well. let's get to the good stuff, this is an unbelievably nice day. mid, upper 70s for highs. we'll stay in the 70s through 5, winds south, 10 to 15. 60s this evening, so a great night to be stepping out just with a light wrap is all you're going to need. i mean unbelievable. as far as the records today, 79, in 1985 that was a warm day here. dulles and baltimore, national got to 78. the water on the potomac it still like in the 40s. it's kind of tough for us to get that warm. in spite of that we're sitting at 74 in town, 60s on the bay. even some 50s. january called in with a 54 an hour ago. leesburg, ma nasus. springsteen going on now, they're going
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again. making snow starting saturday night. beautiful out there just a few fair weather clouds. lots of sunshine, 74. dew points in the 50s. i mean it feels more like may than february. as we were talking about, not always a good thing, but spring- like today. enjoy it, you might as well, right. tomorrow afternoon we've got some showers and storms. yellow weather alert, and i'm going to caution boaters. i know you might want to get out thinking it's nice out there. water temps in the low 40s. with this line of storms could be very gusty winds. that's going to be a problem. much colder on sunday. windchills sunday morning, i was telling this to andrea before the broadcast, down to 20s with the windchills sunday morning. here's the cold, 20s in denver, minneapolis, it's going to march east. chicago will stay below freezing tomorrow, and we'll be around 70 before the front pushes through and only around 50 on sunday. so the cold is coming, and this cold has a big storm with it. even a monster storm in nebraska, parts of iowa, minnesota, it's now
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the up e great lakes. you get rain for ottawa and toronto this time of year, this is some surge of warmth, even out there, but we have a delightful day underway. so the warm weather is with us. tonight's going to be rather mild, lows in the 50s to near 60. here comes the showers and storms into western maryland tomorrow morning. the blue ridge, about 1:00 or so, and 3:00 or so coming to us. by 6 p.m. most of the action will be east of the bay allowing the colder northwesterly wind to kick in. it's going to be chilly by sunday morning, but back to average, which means we'll have some lows in the 30s, maybe some 20s. 75 today, 50s tonight. 70 tomorrow, mostly afternoon showers and storms, the yellow weather alert. much colder sunday. think about windchills in the morning. 30 to start your sunday. monday mild and some shower chances go up, especially wednesday along with temps back in the 60s. we'll see you on the other side of the break.
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you may have seen this picture on social media. this animal was found wandering in capital heights, a lot of people on our facebook page thought it was a wolf. turns out it's not a wolf. it's a big dog. prince george's county animal control officers tell us it's some sort of husky mix. he'll be held at the county animal shelter for a few days while the county waits it see if an owner claims him. it could then be made available for adoption if no one comes to claim him. you wouldn't think a 400- pound tiger could jump, but this -- workers at a siberian tiger enclosure in china used a drone
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some exercise. they be better than that. the tigers batted the drone hard enough that it fell into the snow, then they pounced on it only to discover it wasn't anything to eat inside. we'll be right back. >>
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tonight on wusa9 news at 5:00, we'll have new information on the shooting that left two d. c. police officers injured and a suspect dead. plus, we'll hear from the man who shot video of the whole thing going down and we'll have more on president trump's speech at the conservative political action conference. >> delightful, get outside enjoy a nice evening tonight. scattered showers and storms, especially in the afternoon.
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the heavy coats again by sunday. >> that's it for wusa9 news. we'll be back at 5:00. i'll see you from prince frederick wal-mart. have a great day and a terrific weekend. grit. some have it, some don't. when the odds are stacked against you, you either hide or stand up. at strayer university we've seen it in our students for 125 years. and if you ever think of quitting, our success coaches will be there to pick you up and work with you every day to put you on the right path. it's time. strayer university. let's get it, america.
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>> jack: esther. >> esther: oh, hi, jack. oh. what's in the bag? >> jack: it's a surprise. >> esther: jill is supposed to avoid stress. >> jack: it will only help her heart, not hurt it. >> esther: hey, please don't mention the "c" word. >> jack: "cactus," "canoe"... >> esther: "colin." >> jill: esther, i can hear every word you're saying. send jack in. >> jack: well, look at you, relaxing in here like cleopatra. >> jill: oh, no, no, no, no. i am the queen of heart attacks. get it? >> jack: seriously... how you doing? >> jill: oh, my god. why does everybody treat me like i'm at death's doors and you want to get a jump on my funeral? >> jack: not me. i swear, you're gonna outlive all of us. only the good die young. >> jill: ah, thank you. >> jack: a little something to keep you on your toes. >> jill: ah, well, i'm glad it's not flowers, 'cause, as you can

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